Category Archives: Silent Keys

Fair winds, Walt

Although not a ham, Walt Mathers exemplified the ideals we strive for in public service and fascination with technology, how things work, and making old things work again. Walt was our initial contact with the NS Savannah and helped us … Continue reading

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Tom Farrell W3RCJ (Silent Key)

With deep sadness we report the passing of long-time friend and ATV enthusiast Tom W3RCJ. THOMAS FARRELL OBITUARY Mr. Thomas E. Farrell, transitioned from this life on March 5, 2023. Mr. Farrell was born on August 2, 1927.A viewing for … Continue reading

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Chuck Nemec K3PVZ, Silent Key

With deep sadness we announce the recent passing of fellow Baltimore area radio amateur Chuck Nemec K3VPZ. He died from congestive heart failure. Chuck was a CW guy and loved working DX. First licensed in 1962, he accomplished much over … Continue reading

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Joseph Cotton W3TTT, SK 07/31/2021

With deep sadness we announce the passing of fellow radio amateur Joe Cotton W3TTT on July 31, 2021. An avid project builder, amateur radio enthusiast and mentor, he leaves behind many friends. We thank him for service to our club … Continue reading

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Leon Neufeld N3LN — Silent Key

Leon Neufeld N3LN, of Baltimore, MD, passed away on Friday, April 23rd, 2021 at the age of 75. A long time, early BRATS member and connoisseur of area hamfests. He was active in HF, ATV, and 2-meters FM and was … Continue reading

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Bob Martin KC3FI – Silent Key

Bob Martin KC3FI Silent Key With deep sadness, we report the passing of long time avid ATV enthusiast Bob Martin KC3FI, last evening August 22, 2020. Comfortable with both HF and ATV, Bob was a frequent attendee of the nets … Continue reading

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SK KB3NYW

It is with a heavy heart that we report on the passing of Henry Katz KB3NYW. Henry volunteered for several BRATS public service events in the mid to late 2000s. He was also the BARC Public Service Coordinator. His heart … Continue reading

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SK W3GXK

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we report on the passing of founding Brats┬ámember W3GXK Mayer Zimmerman. The funeral for Mayer is scheduled for tomorrow, Monday, April 1st, at 4 p.m. See link below for details. Please forward … Continue reading

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SK KB3PIE

It’s with great sadness we report on the passing of BRATS member John Havrilla. 73 KB3PIE from WB3DZO

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SK K2MYS

It is with great sadness that we report on the passing of Bob Shapiro K2MYS. Bob was an active member of the ATV community and a longstanding advertiser on the BRATS classified page. 73 K2MYS de WB3DZO

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